Lenore Gladys Myers

Brief Life History of Lenore Gladys

When Lenore Gladys Myers was born on 16 October 1914, in Gaviota, Santa Barbara, California, United States, her father, Clarence Elmer Myers, was 29 and her mother, Daisy L Cole, was 16. She married John Preston Harrison in February 1939, in Sacramento, California, United States. She lived in United States in 1949 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1950. She died on 22 October 1996, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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John Preston Harrison
1913–2001
Lenore Gladys Myers
1914–1996
Marriage: February 1939

Sources (7)

  • Lenore G Harrison, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lenore G Harrison, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Lenore Gladys Harrison in entry for Preston John Harrison, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.

English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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